Facebook provides opportunities for meaningful social interaction. Do you agree or disagree? Explain your reasoning.
Do you think technology has the ability to enhance our lives? Explain.
Do you think that juveniles should be tried as adults if they are accused of committing a violent crime? Explain.
Design a Facebook page for a character from your favorite book or tv show.
If (name of character) were a cupcake, what flavour would he/she be?
Think of the Top 5 moments in your life; write them. Circle one, write for X minutes on that moment only.


great starters:
If I had three wishes…
The person I admire the most is…
My favorite season of the year is…
My most exciting moment is…
My most embarrassing moment is…
My favorite food to eat is…
The best time I ever had…
My least favorite food to eat is…
I have always wanted to…
If I had a million dollars…
The best time I ever had…
I always laugh when…
If I could go anywhere in the world…
Prompts for Journals:
What does the story remind you of?
What kinds of images did you see while you were reading?
What do you think will happen next in the story?
What do you like most about the main character?
What kinds of surprises did the story give you?
Compare this story to another story you’ve read.


Daily Reading Response Journals:
Two significant quotations from the day’s reading and the page number that they appeared on in your book (Keep in mind the type of quotations you will need for your project).
Personal connections between your own life and events in the day’s reading (Keep in mind the type of essays you will write for your project).
Interesting questions you want to discuss further in class.